a trick to making a chocolate bar that contains a lot of different
ingredients, and it's all in the ratio. For this kind of bar
to work you have to accomplish two things. First you have to
have flavours that work together, you don't want anything that
sticks out more than any other. Secondly you have to make sure
that each ingredient counts, if you put a microscopic amount
of any of the ingredients listed on the package and no one tastes
it, that's a fail. While simple candies are a challenge, candies
that are more complicated, like this Take 5 are often overlooked
as being simple to design.
problem is Hershey's didn't really get this one right either.
It's not that it tastes particularly bad, the ingredients are
flavours at have always traditionally worked together. The problem
in this bar is the ratio. If you love pretzels, you'll love
this bar, because that's pretty much what it is. This is a pretzel
with caramel, peanut butter, chocolate and nuts lightly drizzled
on top. The primary texture is pretzel and the primary flavour
is pretzel. That's not a bad thing to taste, but not really
in the spirit of the bar.
ingredient that failed the most was the peanuts, or small peanut
pieces to be more precise. It's as if they gave us chunky peanut
butter, but decided that the chunks could count as separate